Colorado Daily Status Report August 25, 2015

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State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) Status
Day to Day
Current Disasters/Large Incidents
Incident Name 
Gold King Mine Water Release
Incident Start Date
August 5, 2015
Gold King Mine in San Juan County
DHSEM Director of Emergency Management, Regional Field Manager, Strategic Communications Manager, SEOC Manager and Logistics staff are providing support along with representatives from the EPA, San Juan County, Town of Silverton, La Plata County, City of Durango, Southern Ute Indian Tribe, Colorado Parks and Recreation, Colorado Division of Reclamation Mining and Safety, San Juan Basin Health, CDPHE, San Juan County New Mexico
Information Sources
Emergency Declaration
Governor Hickenlooper declared a Disaster Emergency on August 10, 2015.  The City of Durango and La Plata County have each proclaimed a State of Local Emergency.

Incident Name 
Byers/Rifle Range Fire
Incident Start Date
August 24, 2015
Highway 40 and County Road 3 / Grand County
Shooting range target practice
560 acres
CDOT pilot car running east and west on portions of Highway 40
Local Fire crews from Hot Sulphur, Parshall, Granby and Grand Lake
DFPC Engine 4121
The DFPC Fire Management Officer and DHSEM Regional Field Manager are providing technical assistance.
Information Sources
DFPC Fire Management Officer